Alessandra Martins

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2989

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

  • Glaucoma in adults 
  • Paediatric glaucoma 
  • Cataracts

Year of first medical qualification: 


Location of initial medical training: 

University of Sydney

Further key experience: 

  • PhD (University of Sydney) in early detection of glaucoma using electrodiagnostics and perimetry
  • Clinical glaucoma fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Glaucoma consultant at Sydney Eye Hospital 2012-2015

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Current NHS/university posts, whether full/part time, and starting year: 

  • Full time consultant ophthalmic surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Clinical senior lecturer, University of Sydney

Other professional achievements: 

  • College tutor at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Clinical lead for Moorfields City Road glaucoma virtual clinics 


Research interests: 

  • New surgical treatments for glaucoma
  • Diagnostic in glaucoma

Languages spoken: 

  • English